Monkeypox: India announces first Asian death from virus
04 August 2022 | 6:58 am
The death may mark the fourth monkeypox-related fatality since the outbreak began in May. The cause of the death is still being investigated.
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New Delhi has imposed a federal ban on some single-use plastics in a country that generates around 4 million tons of the material every year. Offenders can net hefty fines or a five-year jail sentence.
3 Jul 2022
The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
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5 Jul 2022
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9 Jul 2022
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13 Jul 2022
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14 Jul 2022
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Swarnalatha Reddi moved to Chennai, India’s automotive hub, to work in Mahindra’s R&D division. The young engineer is hoping to help Mahindra make the move to electromobility.
23 Jul 2022
Ghana has officially confirmed two cases of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease similar to Ebola, its health service said on Sunday, after two people who later died tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
24 Jul 2022
Though often described as the world's largest democracy, India ranks a dismal 150th out of 180 countries on the Press Freedom Index. Some journalists are targetted and even jailed for reporting critically on the government's policies. Nehal Johri reports from Delhi.
23 Jul 2022
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